Human Values

Human Values : New Essays on Ethics and Natural Law

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The recent revival of natural law theory in modern moral philosophy has been an exciting and important development. This book brings together an international group of moral philosophers who make original contributions to the project of developing natural law ethics as a comprehensive treatment of modern ethical theory and practice.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 15.49mm | 454g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2007
  • VIII, 272 p.
  • 0230573754
  • 9780230573758
  • 1,652,701

Table of contents

"Our natural guide...": Conscience, 'Nature', and Moral Experience; J.Cottingham Basic Goods, Practical Insight, and External Reasons; C.Tollefsen The Fact/Value Distinction; C.Martin Incommensurability and Basic Goods: A Tension in the New Natural Law Theory; H.S.Richardson The Polymorphy of Practical Reason; T.Chappell The Structure and Content of the Good; D.S.Oderberg Harming and Wronging: The Importance of Normative Context; S.Uniacke Law, Liberalism, and the Common Good; J.Laing 'Double Effect' or Practical Wisdom?; G.J.Hughes Beyond Double Effect: Side Effects and Bodily Harm; H.Watt Intention, Foresight, and Success; M.C.Murphy
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About T. Chappell

JOHN COTTINGHAM Professor of Philosophy, University of Reading, UK
GERARD J. HUGHES Master of Campion Hall, University of Oxford, UK
JACQUELINE LAING Senior Lecturer in Law, London Metropolitan University, UK
CHRISTOPHER MARTIN Lecturer, University of St Thomas, Houston, USA
MARK C. MURPHY Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University, USA
HENRY S. RICHARDSON Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University, USA
CHRISTOPHER TOLLEFSEN Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of South Carolina, USA
SUZANNE UNIACKE Reader in Applied Ethics, University of Hull, UK
HELEN WATT Director of the Linacre Centre for Healthcare Ethics, London, UK
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